The Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope is a two-sided traditional combination stethoscope which has a tunable diaphragm on one side and a traditional bell on the other. The anatomically designed headset has high acoustic sensitivity and it is very compact and folds up easily to go into your pocket.
Key features of chestpiece:
- It is double-sided
- Tunable diaphragm
- Patented 3M soft-sealing eartips
- High acoustic sensitivity
Main benefits of this stethoscope:
- Compact design
- Easy to use
- Gives excellent results
It is an ideal first stethoscope as it looks trendy and modern but is a traditional combination stethoscope with a non-chill rim. Students love the choice of colors of the tubing and those working with breast cancer patients can get ones with a pink tube.
Littmann Stethoscopes are renowned all over the world and one of the things that makes them unique is their tunable diaphragms. These are dual frequency with the bell for low frequency and the diaphragm for high frequency. Users can easily move between the bell and the diaphragm without even turning the stethoscope over by just varying the pressure on the patient.
The Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope is designed to last many years and routine cleaning will ensure you always get maximum acoustic performance. The eartips can be easily removed so they can be thoroughly cleaned.
These stethoscopes are available on Amazon and they have an average Amazon rating of 4.5 stars.
Pros and Cons of the Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope
- High quality
- Value for money
- Good for students who are hard of hearing
- Tubing stains easily
- Tubing comes discolored against dark uniforms
- Tubing is a bit flimsy and some users feel it is like having a toy round their neck
What makes the Littmann Classic II S.E. different from the other Littman stethoscopes is the choice of colors students can have for their first stethoscope. It is also an excellent choice for any nurse who has a hearing problem as the acoustic sound is very good and they can hear the heartbeat through this chestpiece where other stethoscopes have failed..
The patented floating diaphragm assures high acoustic sensitivity and it lasts a long time. Many student nurses who purchased this chestpiece as their first stethoscope have used it throughout their nursing career.
For those in the medical profession the choice of stethoscope is one of the most important decisions they have to make as it is very important to purchase the one that is right for you. In 1963 Dr David Littman greatly improved his range of chest pieces integrating the tunable diaphragms to allow those using them to hear both low and high pitched sounds.
That is why Littmann stethoscopes are the most sought-after chest pieces in the world and the Littmann Classic II S.E. stethoscope is one of their best sellers. It is comfortable to wear and patient friendly.
It is an ideal first stethoscope and it is particularly suitable for the following health professionals:
- Medical Assistants
- Student Nurses